Khursheed Mama

Khursheed Mama, DVM, DACVAA, is professor of anesthesiology at Colorado State University. Dr. Mama completed an internship in large animal medicine and surgery at University of Guelph, Ontario, and a residency in anesthesiology and critical patient care at University of California, Davis.

She earned her DVM from Washington State University. Her broad interest is in improving anesthetic safety and providing appropriate treatment of perioperative pain in veterinary patients. Her clinical teaching, research efforts, and CE seminars/laboratories are designed with these goals in mind.

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Office: 970-297-4124    Email:



Ravi Dhaliwal

Dr. Ravi Dhaliwal

Ravi Dhaliwal, DVM, DACVIM, Oncology was born and raised in India where his love and compassion for animals was fostered at a young age. Encouraged by his grandparents to one day become a veterinarian, he followed that path by earning his DVM at Iowa State University. From there, he went on to complete a small animal medicine and surgery internship at All Care Animal Referral Center in Southern California and a residency and MS program in Small Animal Clinical Oncology at the University of Illinois.

Board-certified with the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine in the specialty of Oncology and also with the American Board of Veterinary Practitioners in Canine and Feline Species, Dr. Dhaliwal co-founded Silicon Valley Veterinary Specialists with Dr. Michael P. Moore in 2013, where he continues to practice in addition to his work at Nor Cal.

Dr. Dhaliwal has authored or co-authored 20 refereed publications in peer reviewed scientific journals, 8 research abstracts, and several book chapters. He is also an active member of the American Society of Clinical Oncology.

In his free time, Ravi enjoys outdoor activities such as hiking and skiing, but also has a special interest in theatre, drama, and music – including ballroom dancing.

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Office: 650.488.7363 or 415.413.7363


Shantibhushan Jha

Shantibhushan Jha, BVSc, DACVS-SA
VCA Veterinary Specialty Center of Seattle
Lynnwood, Washington

Office: (315) 882-4984    Email: